Did you know when you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.
Comic-Con kicks off in is taking over San Diego for the annual celebration of fandom. Casey Newton, preparing for his first-ever trip to Hall H, explains what’s about to happen.
Joslyn, Dana & Erin are giving you all the details on what big movies and TV shows will and won’t be at the Comic-Con convention!
Clint Eastwood offered this tribute to his friend and colleague James Garner for TCM in August 2001. Turner Classic Movies James Garner film tribute airs Monday, July 28 starting at 6am ET/3am PT!
Stephen Colbert is a fan of power couples. So he was saddened to learn about the breakup of golf star Rory McIlroy and tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki. Celebrity relationships are always fragile, and after seeing the split of McIlroy & Wozniacki, and then the big wins on Sunday by both McIlroy and Wozniacki, Colbert has a new theory on couples going their separate ways!
10 amazing tips and tricks you can use to impress your friends, and make your summer a little easier. Learn how to modify your water bottles so you get instant icy cold drinks every time, Get rid of ants using popcorn kernels (Natural and non-toxic pest control), Turn your snack bags into custom snack bowls, Eliminate fruit flies, Make a secret container for hiding your valuable items at the beach, Eat a giant hamburger the right way, so the bottom doesn’t fall out, Keep a straw in your can of soda so it doesn’t float out, Prepare a Mango so you don’t get fiber and pulp stuck between your teeth, Modify your popsicles to prevent dripping, and sticky fingers, And speed up the lines, and cut down on the mess with condiments at BBQ’s!
Mick Jagger on the Today Show recently and joined by his fellow “Get on Up” producer Brian Grazer, director Tate Taylor and the movie’s stars, including Chadwick Boseman, Octavia Spencer and Dan Aykroyd. The Rolling Stones frontman, who’s said that Brown influenced him, explained that he particularly loved how Brown interacted with the audience: “the way he charmed them, the way he told them what to do, the way he gave them his emotions and encouraged them to give back.” Below, more comments from Mick and the cast, including an incredible performance as James Brown by Chadwick Boseman, who had a breakthrough role as Jackie Robinson in last year’s 42, and landed the role as Brown once they saw he could dance.
Director J.J. Abrams unveiling the Star Wars: Episode VII X-Wing from set in support of the Star Wars: Force for Change campaign’s final week. The Force For Change campaign is taking place on Omaze.com/StarWars and benefits UNICEF’s Innovation Labs. Thus far, there have been participants from over 119 countries. Also announced today as part of the campaign’s final week, fans are offered an additional prize for participating in the campaign. In addition to winning a chance to be in the film, entrants this week are also eligible to win a chance to host a private hometown screening of Star Wars: Episode VII before it hits theaters. Click here for the campaign link to enter for a chance to win!
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Actor James Garner was found dead of natural causes at his home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles Saturday evening! Police responded to a call around 8 p.m. PDT and confirmed Garner’s identity from family members. Garner starred in two giant television series “Maverick” and “The Rockford Files”, plus more than 50 films! When he received the Screen Actors Guild’s lifetime achievement award in 2005, he quipped, “I’m not at all sure how I got here.”
There’s a great archive of television legends interviews at EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG! This is one of the clips as James Garner talks about how he became an actor! Click to see more of the James Garner interview!
Seems like summer is another big time for couples of all ages to go their separate ways for all kinds of reasons, so what better opportunity for Jimmy Fallon to read his favorite tweets with the hashtag #AwkwardBreakup.
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